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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Fruits and Vegetables

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  Total
Respond.^
1 or more/day 1 or more/week 1 or more/month 1 or more/year Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 16,674 6,645 37.2 36.2-38.2 7,756 48.8 47.8-49.9 1,588 9.9 9.3-10.5 146 0.8 0.6- 1.0 539 3.3 2.9- 3.7
-Piedmont NC 9,394 3,829 37.6 36.2-38.9 4,333 49.0 47.6-50.4 868 9.4 8.7-10.3 81 0.8 0.6- 1.0 283 3.2 2.7- 3.8
GENDER
Male 3,417 1,144 31.7 29.6-33.8 1,742 52.6 50.3-54.9 379 10.9 9.7-12.4 34 0.9 0.6- 1.4 118 3.8 3.0- 5.0
Female 5,977 2,685 43.2 41.6-44.9 2,591 45.5 43.9-47.2 489 8.0 7.1- 8.9 47 0.6 0.4- 0.9 165 2.6 2.2- 3.2
RACE
White 7,320 3,082 39.1 37.6-40.6 3,312 47.6 46.1-49.2 663 9.6 8.7-10.6 59 0.7 0.5- 1.0 204 2.9 2.4- 3.5
African American 1,499 533 34.1 30.8-37.6 702 48.5 44.9-52.0 184 12.0 10.1-14.3 20 1.3 0.7- 2.2 60 4.1 2.9- 5.7
Other Minorities 536 191 30.8 26.0-36.0 307 61.6 55.9-67.0 17 3.3 1.7- 6.1 2 0.3 0.0- 1.3 19 4.0 1.9- 8.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 549 206 34.4 29.4-39.8 318 59.5 53.8-65.0 13 3.0 1.6- 5.8 0 0.0 . - . 12 3.1 1.2- 7.6
Non-Hispanic 8,839 3,619 37.9 36.5-39.3 4,013 47.8 46.4-49.3 855 10.2 9.3-11.1 81 0.9 0.6- 1.1 271 3.2 2.8- 3.8
AGE
18-24 426 136 30.1 24.7-36.1 225 55.5 49.3-61.5 51 10.4 7.5-14.3 2 0.3 0.1- 1.5 12 3.7 1.8- 7.5
25-34 1,320 472 34.5 31.4-37.8 642 50.0 46.6-53.4 142 10.1 8.2-12.3 12 0.7 0.4- 1.2 52 4.7 3.3- 6.7
35-44 1,855 676 35.4 32.7-38.1 919 50.5 47.6-53.3 188 10.3 8.7-12.2 16 0.9 0.5- 1.5 56 3.0 2.2- 4.0
45-54 1,793 648 35.0 32.4-37.8 884 50.8 47.9-53.7 180 9.9 8.3-11.8 24 1.4 0.8- 2.3 57 2.8 2.0- 3.9
55-64 1,693 737 42.1 39.3-44.9 733 45.0 42.2-47.9 159 9.3 7.7-11.2 9 0.5 0.2- 1.1 55 3.1 2.3- 4.1
65-74 1,256 588 46.8 43.5-50.1 533 43.3 40.0-46.6 96 7.6 6.0- 9.6 10 0.6 0.3- 1.3 29 1.7 1.1- 2.6
75+ 1,006 557 53.9 50.1-57.6 373 39.1 35.5-42.9 48 4.3 3.1- 6.0 6 0.4 0.2- 0.9 22 2.3 1.4- 3.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,428 482 31.1 27.4-35.1 701 53.1 48.9-57.1 154 8.9 7.1-11.1 14 0.9 0.5- 1.8 77 6.0 4.1- 8.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,662 1,015 35.3 32.9-37.8 1,198 47.2 44.6-49.9 334 13.0 11.4-14.9 32 1.1 0.7- 1.7 83 3.3 2.5- 4.5
Some Post-H.S. 2,245 897 36.6 33.9-39.3 1,063 50.1 47.2-53.0 202 9.6 8.0-11.5 19 0.6 0.3- 1.1 64 3.1 2.2- 4.2
College Graduate 3,044 1,427 43.2 41.0-45.4 1,367 47.7 45.5-50.0 177 6.7 5.6- 8.1 16 0.5 0.3- 1.0 57 1.8 1.4- 2.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 993 387 35.3 31.0-39.8 418 48.2 43.5-52.9 124 10.7 8.4-13.4 12 0.9 0.4- 1.9 52 4.9 3.5- 7.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,579 580 33.2 29.9-36.7 774 52.5 48.7-56.2 150 9.2 7.2-11.7 12 0.8 0.4- 1.6 63 4.3 2.9- 6.4
$25,000- 34,999 1,112 427 35.8 32.1-39.7 520 47.4 43.4-51.5 117 10.2 8.1-12.7 12 1.4 0.7- 2.7 36 5.2 3.0- 9.0
$35,000- 49,999 1,240 464 35.5 31.8-39.3 589 48.1 44.4-51.9 145 13.0 10.8-15.7 16 1.4 0.7- 2.7 26 2.0 1.2- 3.1
$50,000-74,999 1,292 572 39.9 36.5-43.4 584 48.3 44.8-51.9 102 8.4 6.6-10.5 9 0.5 0.2- 1.1 25 2.9 1.7- 4.8
$75,000+ 1,787 789 40.3 37.6-43.1 835 49.8 47.0-52.7 121 7.7 6.3- 9.5 11 0.4 0.2- 0.7 31 1.8 1.2- 2.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,741 1,086 36.7 34.2-39.2 1,213 46.5 43.9-49.1 300 11.4 9.8-13.2 24 0.8 0.5- 1.3 118 4.6 3.6- 6.0
No 6,452 2,655 37.6 36.0-39.2 3,046 50.3 48.6-52.0 543 8.7 7.8- 9.7 56 0.8 0.6- 1.1 152 2.7 2.1- 3.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,118 424 36.3 32.6-40.1 543 50.2 46.4-54.1 105 9.8 7.8-12.3 5 0.4 0.1- 1.1 41 3.3 2.3- 4.7
Non-Veteran 8,273 3,404 37.7 36.3-39.2 3,788 48.9 47.4-50.4 763 9.4 8.6-10.3 76 0.8 0.6- 1.1 242 3.2 2.7- 3.9

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^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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